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ZombieChain Comes Alive: Can Ethereum Sidechains Save the Dapps?
27 May 2018 10:50 Loom Network, which came up with the idea of dedicated "dappchains" for scalable decentralized apps, is embracing sharing.

Leadership Shifts to Usher in New Era for Monero Cryptocurrency
27 May 2018 09:40 New leaders with ambitious business strategies are on the rise within monero, seeking "usability for ordinary people."

Blockchain Must Adapt to Build Trust in the Internet of Things
26 May 2018 10:30 While there is tremendous promise for the tech, blockchain must evolve substantially to meet the unique demands of the internet of things.

Startup Behind Zk-Starks Tech to Seek Cryptocurrencies as Customers
26 May 2018 10:15 Lead scientists behind privacy tech zk-starks have started a business providing the solution to blockchains in exchange for tokens.

ZeppelinOS Software Launch Promises Easier Fix for Ethereum Contracts
25 May 2018 21:59 ZeppelinOS wants to incentivize developers to create smart contract libraries which they can then improve, stamping out bugs and standardizing code.

SAFE DevCon 2018: A Hive of Industry
27 Apr 2018 16:03 What a day! We’d like to say a massive thank you to everyone who joined us — both in person and online — at SAFE DevCon 2018. It was a unique occasion, as the entire global MaidSafe team joined developers who travelled from all around the world to take part in the SAFE Network’s first ever European developer conference […]

Designing the New Internet
25 Apr 2018 12:32 By Jim Collinson I first logged on to the internet back in the early days of the web. A hand-me-down computer from a programmer uncle meant that Christmas of ’94 was a revelation; a new frontier of knowledge opened up in-front of me. The sum of human understanding was being amassed, and was right at […]

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"The root problem with conventional currency is all the trust that's required to make it work. The central bank must be trusted not to debase the currency, but the history of fiat currencies is full of breaches of that trust. Banks must be trusted to hold our money and transfer it electronically, but they lend it out in waves of credit bubbles with barely a fraction in reserve. We have to trust them with our privacy, trust them not to let identity thieves drain our accounts. Their massive overhead costs make micropayments impossible. With e-currency based on cryptographic proof, without the need to trust a third party middleman, money can be secure and transactions effortless."
Satoshi Nakamoto